Enchondroma of the distal phalanx

Case contributed by Sachin Phakey

Presentation

Expanding distal phalanx of right third digit

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Within the distal phalanx of the 3rd digit there is a well-defined, expanding lucent lesion. There is no associated breach of the cortex, no periosteal bone formation, and no involvement of the adjacent soft tissues. There is no involvement of the distal interphalangeal joint.

Case Discussion

The radiological findings of a well-defined, expanding lucent lesion involving a distal phalanx is consistent with an enchondroma

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Case information

rID: 61494
Published: 29th Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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